M.Sc. On Campus

Geology - Environmental Geoscience

Idaho State University

12 months
26547 USD/year
26547 USD/year
9925 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Geology - Environmental Geoscience from Idaho State University is offered to those students who have a degree in the sciences, and have demonstrated the potential for research and a professional career. 


Geology - Environmental Geoscience from Idaho State University curriculum may be developed in, but is not limited to, the following areas: surface and groundwater hydrology; environmental geochemistry; surficial geological processes; geomorphology; volcanic, earthquake, and other geologic hazards; environmental geophysics; assessment and remediation of hazardous waste sites; or Neogene and Quaternary geology.

Graduates with Geology - Environmental Geoscience from Idaho State University will: 

  • think critically and comprehend written and verbal communications about geoscience topics.
  • have specific skills for careers in geoscience and related industries, licensure, or to continue in graduate study.
  • attain employment in geology or related fields or gain admission to graduate programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quatenary Change
  • Global Environmental Change.
  • Soils and Critical Zone Processes
  • Principles of Geochemistry
  • Chemical Evolution of the Earth
  • Information Technology for GIS
  • Programming for GIS=
  • Principles of Hydrogeology
  • Geobiology and the History of Life
  • Vertebrate Paleontology
  • Principles of Taphonomy
  • Ore Deposits
  • Environmental and Engineering Geophysics
  • Field Geology
  • Field Methods in Environmental Sciences
  • Sedimentation-Stratigraphy
  • Basic Engineering Geology
  • Geologic Data Methods
  • Geology of Idaho
  • Geology of North America
  • Petroleum Geology
  • Essentials of Geomechanics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For national students deadlines are for priority application forms.


39 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree or equivalent
    • Standardized Test or GPA requirements
    • Transcript(s)
    • English proficiency score
    • Names and contact information of recommenders
    • Application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26547 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26547 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    26547 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26547 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9925 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9925 USD per year during 12 months.

Summer tuition: $504.97 per credit hour 

Living costs for Idaho Falls

680 - 970 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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